Republic Steel Taps Quintiq Supply Chain Planning and Optimization Solution
Feb 22, 2013 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) --
Quintiq, a provider of Supply Chain Planning and Optimization (SCP&O) software, announced that Republic Steel, a North American supplier of Special Bar Quality (SBQ) steel bars, has selected Quintiq's SCP&O software solution to optimize its steel production planning and scheduling.
According to a release, Republic Steel will implement Quintiq's industry solutions for metals manufacturing, including Quintiq's company planner for campaign planning, order promising, finite capacity planning, and inventory optimization; and Quintiq's scheduler solutions for detailed scheduling and sequencing optimization for melt/cast, hot rolling and finishing operations.
"The flexibility of Quintiq's Supply Chain Planning & Optimization software to model our supply chain exactly, combined with the power of Quintiq's optimization technology, will empower Republic Steel to achieve our goals of improved customer service, increased manufacturing efficiencies, and reduced production costs," said Nathaniel Leonard, Vice President of Strategy and Information Technology at Republic Steel.
Victor Allis, CEO of Quintiq, said, "We hope and expect that this Supply Chain Planning and Optimization project will be the beginning of a fruitful and lasting partnership between Republic Steel and Quintiq. Quintiq has established itself globally as the supplier of choice for SCP&O software for companies in the metals industry, and we welcome the opportunity to work with Republic Steel to provide a 100 percent-fit solution for all planning and scheduling requirements across their operations."
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